Josh Truchan posing with a smile and his arms crossed at the School of Nursing.

Restarting in recovery

The recipient of funding from the Go Blue Guarantee, Josh Truchan said he wouldn’t be at U-M without financial support. Now, five years sober from opiates, he said without support from family, mentors, and others—he might not be here at all.
Published 9.18.2023
Second year Doctor of Physical Therapy student Desiree Frantum measures the angle of a patient’s bent knee.

Healing through movement

As the program celebrates its 70th anniversary this year and boasts the No. 1 physical therapy program in the state of Michigan, UM-Flint is not only preparing the next generation of physical therapists, but also producing research helping to advance the field, thanks, in part, to donor support.
Published 7.18.2023

Giving Back

Vineet Shahani (BBA ’00) sits down with Shahani Family Scholarship recipients Tiffany Crews (LSA Class of 2024) and Emilee Barnard (LSA Class of 2023) to reflect on his days on campus and share why he and his wife, Manisha (BS ’00), give back. Watch the video.
Published 5.16.2023
An illustration of Molly Dobson in front of a navy blue frame and an image of Angell Hall.

The marvels of Molly Dobson

Loyal U-M donor, D-SIP supporter, and centenarian Molly Dobson (AB ’44) has given back to the university for 48+ years.
Published 5.16.2023
Two photos of U-M alumnus Danny Dang (BBA ’15, BSEComp ’15): A photo from his U-M graduation is on the left and a professional portrait is on the right.

Danny Dang: Leading by Doing

U-M alumnus and San Francisco Bay Area Michigan Ross Alumni Club president Danny Dang discusses the importance of staying connected to U-M, his passion for education, and why, for him, the best time to get involved in philanthropy is right now.
Published 4.25.2023
The words thank you surrounded by a heart.

Giving Blueday 2023 brings community together to support U-M

For 24 hours, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends joined in and gave to the causes they most care about at Michigan to make a real difference on U-M’s annual day of giving.
Published 3.16.2023
Illustration of people in winter weather.

6 tips to beat the winter blues

U-M expert shares ways to deal with the doldrums.
Published 1.16.2023
A drop of liquid dispensing from a pipette into a test tube.

Prescription for success

At the University of Michigan’s nationally recognized College of Pharmacy, students are gaining early exposure to the field and helping to drive important discoveries about medications and the ways they behave in our bodies, thanks, in part, to donor support.
Published 1.16.2023

Giving Tuesday: Med students bring preventative care to underserved with community support

Wolverine Street Medicine helps fill the health care gap in SE Michigan thanks to a big response on the world’s largest day of giving.
Published 11.15.2022
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Hardwired to help

U-M psychologist and author Stephanie Preston discusses the evolutionary roots of altruism, why helping others helps us, and how to thrive in this giving season.
Published 11.15.2022

Schools of the future

Despite the problems facing education, Elizabeth Birr Moje, dean of the School of Education, believes that out of turbulence and disruption can come transformative educational opportunities. And transforming the landscape is exactly what she and the school are setting out to do.
Published 9.13.2022
Hands making the shape of a heart.

‘Lift as we climb’

Celebrating the impact of Black philanthropy at U-M.
Published 8.29.2022